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Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography (8th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography (8th Edition)
Author: Robert W. Christopherson
ISBN 13: 9780321706225
ISBN 10: 321706226
Edition: 8
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2011-01-08
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 688
List Price: $174.80
 
 

Geosystems, 7/e fully defines physical geography by offering the latest science in an Earth systems organization. With its detailed remote sensing imagery, excellent cartography, and photography along side a student-friendly technology package, the book offers a one-of-a-kind study of Physical Geography. Using the latest in satellite imagery and current statistical information, this book covers such topics as: the energy-atmosphere system; the water, weather, and climate systems; the earth-atmosphere interface; and soils, ecosystems, and biomes.

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This textbook supplies an introduction to the major aspects of physical geography: the energy-atmosphere system; the water, weather, and climate systems; the earth-atmosphere interface; and, soil, ecosystems, and biomes. Particular chapters discuss the seasons, global temperatures, atmospheric and oceanic circulation's, weather, water resources, tectonics and volcanism, weathering, river systems and landforms, the oceans, glaciers, soil geography, and the human factor. The book is heavily illustrated with maps, graphs, and color photographs. Christopherson's credentials are not noted. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)